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Behind the glitz and glamor: junior Aaliyah Weston’s fight against black stereotypes

Behind the glitz and glamor: junior Aaliyah Weston’s fight against black stereotypes

Tyler Kinzy, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

“Being a token black kid, not being allowed to be angry ever because people just know me as–” Junior Aaliyah Weston pauses, searching for the right words before redirecting her line of thought. “You know when kids say, ‘I have a black friend?’ I’m that black girl, so it’s really hard fo...

Sophomore Maggie Lyerla dances through EDS

Sophomore Maggie Lyerla dances through EDS

B Antonenko, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

Passionate about dance, sophomore Maggie Lyerla has been twirling since the age of two. However, she faces a genetic disorder called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), where joints are overly flexible, dislocate easily and that leads to bruised skin. “My joints are more hypermobile than other people. My elbow go...

Sophomore Kristina Humphrey explains what it’s like to be a greek dancer

Sophomore Kristina Humphrey explains what it’s like to be a greek dancer

Hannah Rushing, Convergent Media Writer

January 27, 2017

Although school activities like orchestra, debate, theater and improv take up a great amount of sophomore Kristina Humphrey’s time, she makes an effort to be involved outside of school in Greek dance as well. Since she was able to walk, Humphrey has participated in Greek dance at her congregation,...

Senior makes a change to King of Hearts music

Senior makes a change to King of Hearts music

Dani Fischer, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Senior Donte Hopkins is disregarding tradition and trying a new way of picking what music to play at school dances, letting the students choose.

Students get creative with King of Hearts proposals

Students get creative with King of Hearts proposals

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

March 7, 2016

Four upperclassmen girls tell the stories of their creative KOH proposals for the upcoming dance.

Student dancers reach the high barre of excellence

Student dancers reach the high barre of excellence

Emily Dickson, Conceptual EiC Intern

November 16, 2015

Four West students share their dance experience in individual interviews with the Pathfinder.

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